Saturday Morning Science, the science of opportunity series of applied experiments and demonstrations, performed aboard the International Space Station (ISS) by Expedition 6 astronaut Dr. Don Pettit, revealed some remarkable findings. In this video clip, Pettit demonstrates laminar flow in a rotating film of water. The demonstration is done by placing tracer particles in a water film held in place by a round wire loop, then stirring the system rotationally. The resulting flow clearly... Topics: What -- Opportunity, What -- International Space Station (ISS), What -- WIRE Source: http://mix.msfc.nasa.gov/abstracts.php?p=3880
Film taken includes scenes taken out Lunar Module (LM) window documenting lunar surface Extravehicular Activity (EVA) and LM ascent, rendezvous and maneuver for docking during lunar orbit. Also includes views from the Lunar Module (LM) during descent and landing on moon, Neil Armstrong descending to lunar surface, scenes out LM window during ascent and approach with CSM. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: What -- Apollo 11, space, nasa, Apollo 11, 16MM
NASA Why? Files segment describing the scientific method. Topics: Dr. D., Problem, Hypothesis, Experiment, Data, Observation, Research, Variable Source: http://nasa.ibiblio.org/details.php?videoid=6169&start=80&subject=Science
In the second segment of the Case of the Zany Animal Antics, the tree house detectives learn about animals' basic needs, the food chain, reproduction and why animals migrate. Topics: NASA SciFiles, The Zany Animal Antics, Food Chain, Consumers, Herbivores, Carnivores, Food Web,... Source: http://nasa.ibiblio.org/details.php?videoid=6564&start=100&subject=Science
NASA Sci Files segment outlining the systems of the body. Topics: Dr. Textbook, Respiratory, Lungs, Circulatory, Heart, Digestive Source: http://nasa.ibiblio.org/details.php?videoid=6175&start=0&subject=Exploration-Systems
Learn about precipitation and how clouds are formed. Find out why scientists study clouds and how you can help NASA collect cloud observation data as part of the Students' Cloud Observation OnLine, or S'COOL, Project. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: NASA eClips Movie
Going green? Find out how “going green” is beneficial to Earth and discover ways in which YOU can help keep the environment safe. Learn about the ARES mission, the unmanned vehicle NASA plans to send to Mars that will fly a mile above the surface collecting data about the red planet. Learn how NASA uses Light Detection and Ranging, or LiDAR, to study distant objects. NASA uses LiDAR technology to measure distances of faraway objects, locate aerosols and to develop topographic maps on Earth... Topic: Going Green?
A selection of our solar system's natural satellites are shown here to scale compared to the Earth and its moon. *Image Credit*: NASA favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Solar System Exploration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Planets, What -- Earth, What -- Moon Source: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/display.cfm?IM_ID=2823
Learn about the everyday applications of polyimide foam, one of NASA's commercial inventions of the year. This low-density foam can be used as a fire-resistant insulation for ships or to reduce airplane noise.
Learn about the global cooperation to build the International Space Station, or ISS. Use a simple scale model to demonstrate the amazing mathematical relationship between the Earth and moon and see how the low-Earth orbit of ISS compares. Topics: NASA, NASA eClips, ISS, International Space Station, earth, moon
Learn about radio waves, a special type of ligt that has a longer wavelength and less energy than the light we see. Find out how NASA uses radio waves to learn more about the universe and our own atmosphere with a giant telescope in Puerto Rico. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: NASA, NASA eClips, NIA, Our World, elementary, video, science, education, Galileo, Hubble,...
When astronauts return to the moon, they will need to be able to move around on the surface. Learn about NASA’s Lunar Electric Rover, or LER, that will solve problems with pressurization, moon dust and mobility. Topic: Nasa eClips Video Series
NASA Sci Files segment describing the building blocks of the body. Topics: Dr. D., Cell, Trillion, Nerve, White Blood Cell, Nucleus, Membrane, Cytoplasm, Skin, Digestive,... Source: http://nasa.ibiblio.org/details.php?videoid=6176&start=0&subject=Exploration-Systems
This is not your typical NASA program. NASA 360 discovers how technologies developed for Space, Aeronautics and general applications can help people here on Earth. Topics: technology, aeronautics, space, aviation, NASA research
NASA 360 discovers how technologies developed for Space, Aeronautics and general applications can help people here on Earth. What has NASA done for you lately? Watch and find out! ( 1 reviews ) Topics: aeronautics, technology, space, earth, NASA research
NASA research is making auto racing safer by incorporating technologies used for space travel to the moon and Mars. Indycar and NASCAR are using these technologies to protect drivers on and off the track. Also, discover NASA's new inflatable habitats being developed for astronauts to live on the moon and Mars. Topics: NASA research, auto racing, technology, safety, Indy car, NASCAR, discovery, inflatable habitats,...
NASA 360 provides the public an opportunity to learn about real-life applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This thirty-minute magazine style program highlights NASA’s impact on daily lives, showcasing some of the 30,000 inventions developed by NASA over the past 50 years. It examines how technologies developed by or for NASA are used in everything from space exploration to everyday consumer products. Each NASA 360 program focuses on a different NASA innovation or... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: NASA 360
Learn all about the optical telescopes on the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii. Find out why astronomers prefer the thin atmosphere found here and compare Earth-based telescopes to space telescopes like Hubble. Learn about the challenges of exploring the surface of Mars. Find out how NASA uses science and math to successfully design the type of vehicle needed for specific missions. See why scientists refer to entry, descent and landing as "seven minutes of terror."
All NASA audio highlight reels, in mp3 format. Digitized, cataloged and archived by the Houston Audio Control Room, at the NASA Johnson Space Center. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: NASA, Audio Highlights
Film taken includes: - Unidentifiable views and a wide shot of the Mass Spectrometer experiment boom. - Views from camera mounted on the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) during a lunar surface excursion, scenes as LRV drives, and David Scott unloading equipment from LRV. - View of Lunar Module (LM) taken during transposition and docking and dark views possibly during a trans-Earth Extravehicular Activity (EVA). - Views from the Lunar Module (LM) window during descent to the moon and ascent from the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: What -- Apollo 15
See how NASA engineers use the design process to evaluate the best choice for a new lunar excavator. Three different models are tested on location in Hawaii where the soil on Mauna Kea Volcano is simiilar to that on the moon. Topic: Choosing the Right Lunar Excavator
This episode of NASA 360 looks at how NASA tests the equipment needed for our return to the moon. Highlights include: the lunar truck Chariot, NASA's All Terrain Hex-Limbed Extra-Terrestrial Explorer, or ATHLETE, the rover Scarab and new suits for astronauts. Topics: NASA, episode, Chariot, ATHLETE, rovers, spacesuits, Scarab, cooling, testing, Moses Lake
Relive the event that 20% of the world's population watched in awe on July 20, 1969. Learn more about the historic Apollo 11 mission and hear what President Obama had to say about the incalculable benefits of the Apollo Program. Topic: NASA eClips Video Series
What is gravity? Find out about the balance between gravity and inertia that keeps the International Space Station in orbit. Learn why astronauts "float" in space and how the space shuttle has to slow down in order to come back to Earth. Topics: NASA, NASA eClips, NIA, Our World, elementary, engineering, video, education, technology, science,...
Join NASA scientists and beekeepers in a citizen science project to collect important data about climate change. Learn how honeybees pollinate over 130 crops in the United States each year and what NASA is doing to help study the decline in bee populations. Topics: NASA, NIA, eClips, Our World, elementary, video, education, technology, science, engineering,...
Snowflakes are actually a history of what was happening in the atmosphere as the snowflake formed and fell to the ground. Find out how you can help NASA scientists study different types of snowflakes to learn about the atmosphere and changes in climate. Topics: NASA, NASA eClips, NIA, Our World, elementary, video, education, technology, science, Earth, space,...
NASA Why? Files segment exploring the history of electricity with Dr. Textbook. Topics: NASA Why? Files, Benjamin Franklin, Lightning, Electrical Spark, Copper, Zinc, Alessandro Volta,... Source: http://nasa.ibiblio.org/details.php?videoid=6427&start=80&subject=Science
Find out how plants use light to make their own food in a process called photosynthesis. See how NASA uses LED lights to help grow plants in space. Design your own plant growth chamber like the ones used by NASA. Topics: NASA, NIA, eClips, Our World, Elementary, Video, Education, Technology, Science, Engineering,...
Join NASA scuebtusts and engineers at NASA Langley Research Center, one of the most extensive wind tunnel facilities in the world, as they study air flow around objects at differenet wind speeds. Learn what kinds of objects can be tested in the various kinds of wind tunnels. Topics: NASA, NIA, eClips, Our World, Elementary, Video, Education, Technology, Science, Engineering,...
Explore some of the unique career opportunities at NASA. Learn how NASA internships and co-op programs influenced scientists and engineers working on exploration projects today. Find out how you can be part of NASA, too! Topics: NASA, NIA, eClips, Our World, Elementary, Video, Education, Technology, Science, Engineering,...
Learn how famous explorers, scientists and even NASA use journals and science notebooks to record observations about Our World. See why journaling is important on the International Space Station to record how the astronauts react to living in space. Topics: NASA, NASA eClips, NIA, Our World, elementary, education, video, technology, science, engineering,...